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7 Games to Inspire a Child's Love for Reading

Kids are swapping out reading for video games and Netflix as their main sources of entertainment. If you’re worried about your little one’s literacy, have no fear! There are a number of reading games and apps that will engage your tech-savvy child and help them become avid readers. These games span multiple grade-levels and learning types so you can find the best reading resource to suit your child. Text-based Role-playing Games Growing up, I was an avid fan of text-based MMORPGs.

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Revisited 04/19/2016

The democratic process is, philosophically, the equivalent of the wisdom of crowds. Add to this multiple layers of political machination and the extreme ideological polarization that is currently true in the U.S., and we may have a situation where we have to revisit what Winston Churchill said in 1947: “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.”

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Teacher shortages 'of greater concern than full-scale academisation' Looming teacher shortages represent a bigger problem than turning every school in England into an academy, according to the head of one of the country’s largest and most successful academy chains.

Teacher shortages 'of greater concern than full-scale academisation'

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Tyromotion Introduces Virtual Reality to Robotic Therapy to Facilitate Stroke Recovery

Tyromotion has created a rehabilitation device that uses a bilateral 3D arm robot and virtual reality glasses to fully immerse stroke patients in virtual worlds where both the visual and physical environments can be shaped. The device is designed to help patients with limited arm function perform daily tasks by challenging and encouraging them to increase their range of motion and the number of repetitions during their therapy sessions. Both these elements are vital to motor learning.

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